SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
vs
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC Difference
Model SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.4 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.2 (6%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.25 (6%)
Gaming Quality 4.1 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 1.25 (30%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.6 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.7 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.75 (20%)
Price $ 124.0 $ 103.8 20.2 (16%)
Year 2018 2014 4 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless Yes Yes
Battery Life 8.0 Hours 7.0 Hours 1 (12%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Controls 3.4 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.65 (15%)
Microphone Quality 4.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 1.05 (26%)

SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless

The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. The sound isolation in SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is a relatively new headset. The wireless support in SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is very convenient. For gaming, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of sound quality, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The sound isolation in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. The wireless support in Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is very convenient. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC has excellent outside noise isolation and suitable for traveling and commuting in noisy environments. For gaming, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not up to par with other similar headsets. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC performs reasonably well against the competition. The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

SteelSeries Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Dock ChargingNoN/A
Line InYesN/A
Line OutYesN/A
Optical InputNoN/A
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
Power SupplyUSBN/A
RCA InputNoN/A
TypeWireless USB DongleN/A
USB InputYesN/A
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyN/A

Bass

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
High-Bass3.12 dB-0.03 dB
Low-Bass-2.77 dB2.17 dB
Low-Frequency Extension48.26 Hz12.6 Hz
Mid-Bass1.37 dB1.09 dB
Std. Err.2.44 dB1.3 dB

Battery

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Audio while chargingYesNo
Battery Life25 hrs22.3 hrs
Battery TypeRechargableRechargable
Charge Time3.3 hrs2.2 hrs
Passive PlaybackYesYes
Power Saving FeatureYesNo

Bluetooth

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Bluetooth VersionN/A4.0
Multi-Device PairingN/A2 Devices
NFC PairingN/AYes

Breathability

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C5.8 C

Cable

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.1 ft4.5 ft

Case

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
HN/A3.5 "
LN/A4.8 "
TypeNo caseSoft case
VolumeN/A118 Cu. Inches
WN/A7 "

Comfort

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Clamping Force1.1 lbs1.1 lbs
Weight0.77 lbs0.5 lbs

Controls

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Additional ButtonsNoN/A
Call/Music ControlNoYes
Channel MixingAdjustableN/A
Ease of useDecentMediocre
FeedbackGreatSubpar
Microphone ControlYesNo
Noise Canceling ControlN/AYes
Talk-ThroughN/ANo
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Avg. Std. Deviation1.07 dB0.52 dB

Latency

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Default Latency17 ms161 ms
aptX LatencyN/A140 ms
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Overall Leakage @ 1ft38.78 dB30.71 dB

Mid

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
High-Mid-1.95 dB4.35 dB
Low-Mid1.92 dB-0.86 dB
Mid-Mid-0.44 dB1.49 dB
Std. Err.2.14 dB2.89 dB

Noise Handling

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
SpNR33.44 dB21.02 dB

Noise Isolation

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Bass0.03 dB-9.11 dB
Mid-7.66 dB-15.78 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.16 dB-19.38 dB
Self-Noise20.88 dB17.11 dB
Treble-32.33 dB-33.72 dB

Portability

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
H2.7 "3.2 "
L7.6 "4.5 "
Transmitter requiredNoN/A
Volume154 Cu. Inches86 Cu. Inches
W7 "6 "

Recording Quality

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
FR Std. Dev.2.96 dB5.02 dB
Gain22.94 dB38.48 dB
HFE6639.82 Hz3368.2 Hz
LFE82.34 Hz329.38 Hz
Weighted THD1.1288.924

Soundstage

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)2.55 dB3.99 dB
PRTF Distance15.0 dB10.78 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)7.12 dB3.54 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Weighted THD @ 1000.72611.301
Weighted THD @ 901.0333.308

Treble

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
High-Treble0.29 dB-4.4 dB
Low-Treble-2.35 dB-1.74 dB
Mid-Treble3.15 dB-2.79 dB
Std. Err.3.12 dB4.86 dB

Wired

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only

Wireless Range

Arctis 7 2019 Edition Wireless HD 4.50 BTNC
Line of Sight Range131 ft120 ft
Obstructed Range55 ft42 ft

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